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Peter Walter

Walter is a U.S. Air Force veteran and attended the University of Wisconsin before beginning his civilian career. He initially worked as a field service engineer at Eaton Corporation. There, he also served as senior engineer, Application Engineering. In 1998, he joined ABB. He has held multiple positions, including field service manager, product specialist, and product manager. He is currently a market manager, HVAC and an ASHRAE member. His areas of experience include AC drives, HVAC drive applications, power quality, and ancillary drive application topics including harmonics, EMC, and short circuit ratings.

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Don't Bypass The Savings

August 1, 2006
You went with VFDs to save money. That's great. But if you're letting even 10% of those drives operate in bypass mode on an ongoing basis, then you could be using up to 56% more energy. Here are four steps to protecting your air-handling investment and your bottom line.
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On-Demand This webinar reviews how to determine power requirements of facility loads; electrical characteristics and impact of different types of loads such as large motors and UPS systems on power supply sizing; acceptable power sources and other constraints applied by building codes; and how software tools can be used to simplify the process of calculating backup power requirements.  

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Design Flaws

Following up on Howard McKew's April "Tomorrow's Environment" column: Have you ever thought twice about reporting problems with another firm's design? What did you do?
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